5@5: Soylent refutes claims it violates CA labeling law | Pumpkin Spice Lattes to return sans caramel coloring

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Soylent refutes claim that it contains dangerous levels of lead and cadmium

Environmental health watchdog As You Sow threatened legal action against Soylent for allegedly failing to warn consumers that its nutritional powder contains concentrations of lead and cadmium that violate California's stringent Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act. Soylent says its products meet FDA and EPA guidelines for lead and cadmium and that it complies with labeling requirements of California's Prop. 65. Read more at Entrepreneur...


Popular Starbucks, Panera Pumpkin Spice Lattes to change

The new and somewhat improved Starbucks drink will include real pumpkin and no caramel coloring. Panera's version will swap natural preservatives in place of artificial ones. Read more at CNBC...

The NHS has been prescribing hundreds of thousands of gluten-free pizzas

For decades England's publicly funded healthcare system has been issuing prescriptions for gluten-free food to people with celiac disease. According to a Daily Mail report, NHS prescribed £116 million worth of gluten-free junk food last year. Read more at Munchies...


Soil Association projects 6% increase in UK organic produce sales

The UK's Soil Association expects its Organic September marketing campaign to drive a 6 percent spike in organic sales next month. Read more at AgriLand...


Fish oil helps minimize disorders for those at risk of schizophrenia, study finds

A new study exploring use of omega-3 fatty acids in young people at a high risk of developing schizophrenia found that those who took a 12-week course of supplements were much less likely to develop psychosis than those who didn't. Read more at Los Angeles Times...

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